The President of the Women Miners Association of Mali, Mme Camara Marie Anne Dabo on her visit to Nigeria paid a courtesy call on the National Coordinator of the Gemstones Miners and Marketers Association of Nigeria (GMMAN) Prof. Adesoji Adesugba at the GMMAN office in Abuja.
Mme Camara who visited with a delegation of eight of her members commended the GMMAN for its contribution to the development of the sector in West Africa.
She said that the Malian Association will like GMMAN to help in developing the capacity of Malian gemstone sector.
While responding, Prof. Adesugba welcome Mme Camara and her entourage to Nigeria and the corporate office of GMMAN.
He told them about the availability of different gemstones in Nigeria and that there is currently the Gemological Institute of Nigeria to train people in the identification and certification of gemstones.
He welcomed the idea of collaborating in the training of Malian Gemologists.
Both parties agreed to meet at the GIN on Tuesday, 16th October, to continue discussions.